Easthampton Public Art

ECA+ brings public art to Easthampton through funding artists to create works in the community.
 Electric Amy Johnquest

Amy Johnquest

Known as the BannerQueen, Amy Johnquest transforms a utility box in front of Easthampton's Municipal Building into a sideshow banner. Read more

 01027 Michale Poole Blue Collar Artisans

Michael Poole- Blue Collar Artisans

Michael Poole of Blue Collar Artisans 01027 sculptural bike rack is located on Main Street. This functional sculpture acts as wayfinding too. read more
Luke Cavagnac Mural

What starts with an E, has a stamp in the middle, & ends with a ton?
Luke Cavagnac

The concept of "Art for All" is Luke Cavagnac's philosophy. His mural is located at 123 Cottage Street in the Cottage Street Cultural District. read more

Carolyn Clayton and Ben Westbrook

Bike Rack
Carolyn Clayton and Ben Westbrook

Located at Union and Railroad Streets, this functional sculpture is at the entry to the Manhan Rail Trail. read more

Bike Rack Matt Johnson

Bike Rack
Matt Evald Johnson

Located on Cottage Street, these functional sculptures represent a varity of guitars in silhouette. read more

Nancy Howard Mural

Nancy Howard

At the corner of Union Street on Chapman Avenue, Nancy Howard's mural captures the mill landscape of Easthampton.

Peggy Grose Mural

Peggy Grose

Located at the corner of Pine and Cottage Streets, this colorful mural envisions the Nashawannuck pond wildlife.

Mural by Tom Pappalardo

Tom Pappalardo

ECA+'s first mural project is located next to a central parking lot in the Cottage Street Cultural District. This highly photographed mural is a placemaking visual that exemplifies the cultural scene of Easthampton.

Bear 1

The Artist
Juli Kirk

Sitting under the portico of old Town Hall at the entry of ECA+ gallery is a colorful artist bear. Donated to ECA+ by Keven Maloney.

Lyell Castonguay Bear

Dia Del Oso Muerto
Lyell Castonguay and Carand Burnet

In Pulaski Park at the central rotary in Easthampton, is the brightly colored and detailed bear from the 2012 Bear Fest signifying Day of the Dead. Donated to ECA+ by Keven Maloney.

Bear Fest 2012

Bear Fest

A summer-long fiberglass sculptural festival that included artists, schools, businesses and the community, the 2nd Bear Fest was hit for vistors. read more

Bear Fest 2009

Bear Fest

A summer-long fiberglass sculptural festival that included artists, schools, businesses and the community, the first Bear Fest put Easthampton on the map as a family-friendly cultural destination. read more

Non-ECA+ Public Art
There is a strong history of community members, organizations, and groups creating public art in downtown venues.
These Public art works further our community's dedication to placemaking through creativity.
Manhan Rail Trail Mural

Millenium Mural
Nora Valdez and Community Members

Capturing Easthampton's people and places a the turn of the 21st century, artist Nora Valdez's mural is located behind the historic railroad depot on the Manhan Rail Trail. read more

Williston Park

Sculpture Garden
Trash Receptacles and Benches

A sculpture located at the corner of the Manhan Rail Trail, Union and Railraod Streets is filled with a variety of contemporary sculptures commissioned by The Williston Northampton School.

Coattage Street Mural Sherid Adams

Cottage Street Mural
Sherid Adams

Located on the side of 42 Cottage Street, a 9-foot mural was commissioned by Cottage Street Stations of an historic scene of Cottage Street.

Bruce Simonds

Little Free Library
Bruce Simonds

Bruce Simonds built and donated his “Little Free Library” to the Manhan Rail Trail at the Union Street kiosk in 2012. The community takes and replinishes books. read more